Tag: treatment

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday, April 8th, sanctioned the New Gas Law, which ends the Petrobras monopoly and modifies the legal and regulatory framework to promote competition in the country and attract investments of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuela will send further shipments of oxygen to help neighboring Brazil treat COVID-19 patients, President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday, after sending a convoy of oxygen-filled trucks to the Amazonian city of Manaus last...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study by the Centre of Information and Management of Rio de Janeiro Drugs shows that nearly half of the crack users that visit treatment centers in the state are...
Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The governor of São Paulo state, Geraldo Alckmin, said on Thursday that R$1,350 in government subsidies will be provided monthly to addiction centers to treat each individual drug users for six months....
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – In an attempt to tackle Brazil’s growing crack epidemic, the city of Rio de Janeiro has begun a program of involuntary hospitalization for users, one month after Brazil’s biggest city São...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday, the government launched a R$4 billion initiative to combat Brazil’s ongoing problem with crack cocaine, focusing on the three key areas of care, prevention and authority....
By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - There are few things worse than a toothache. The key word is ‘ache’, and the sharp, constant pain associated with this and other dental problems is only compounded when one doesn’t speak...



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